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MHRM students lead Fisher to HR competition title
March 5, 2015

The four MHRM students competing in Fisher’s annual Human Resource Invitational Case Competition knew history wasn’t on their side – no team from Fisher had ever won the event. But Samantha Crum, Adela Devarajan, Dan Hilker and Chanelle Vessey weren’t concerned about the past. They were too busy finding ways to solve a challenge facing PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division.

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JPMorgan Chase CEO engages with Fisher students
February 27, 2015

Students at Fisher recently had the opportunity to engage with the leader of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, as Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase visited the Fisher campus.

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Forté Fellow Spotlight: MBA Natalie Megrabyan
February 27, 2015

MBA candidate Natalie Megrabyan is the subject of a Forté Fellow Spotlight. She discusses why she chose to pursue her degree as well as her experience at Fisher College of Business.

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Inks earns top teaching honor at Ohio State
February 25, 2015

Larry Inks was surprised when his Fisher College of Business colleagues and Ohio State leaders made an unannounced visit to his classroom to share that he had won the prestigious Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. Anyone reading the award nominations, however, wouldn’t be shocked to learn that Inks had earned Ohio State’s top teaching honor.

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BHLC offers first-year students unique learning experiences
February 20, 2015

The Business Honors Learning Community at Fisher provides first-year honors students with unique opportunities to experience the hallmarks of a Fisher education – experiential learning opportunities, engagement with corporate partners and service-oriented initiatives – early in their educational careers.

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Black MBA Association brings leaders to campus
February 20, 2015

Once again this year, Fisher’s Black MBA Association has dedicated the month of February to bringing top executives into the classroom to engage with students on a number of business and career issues.

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Students, real estate professionals engage on campus
February 17, 2015

Along with classroom visits from top names in the industry, the college played host to more than 50 leaders in business, government and academics from across disciplines at The Ohio State University Center for Real Estate Open House event. Fisher students also took part in the Urban Land Institute Hines Competition.

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MBA students recognized at venture capital competition
February 16, 2015

A team of MBA students made the most of a recent opportunity to think like venture capitalists while earning recognition from real-life entrepreneurs at the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) at Rice University.

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Wexner shares leadership lessons with Fisher community
February 4, 2015

Alumnus Leslie H. Wexner, founder and CEO of L Brands, spoke to students, faculty, staff and friends of Fisher College of Business on the importance of cultivating leadership skills as well as the personal and professional benefits of developing these tools.

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Canadian offical provides students with global trade insights
February 2, 2015

Students interested in international business received an inside look at one of the most beneficial trade relationships in the world, as Canadian Consul General Douglas George shared his insights during a visit to Fisher’s campus.

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MBA, SMF students lead Fisher to competition win
January 31, 2015

A Fisher team composed of diverse experiences and backgrounds took first place in the recent Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup, a case study competition designed to provide students from leading business schools with real-world experience and invaluable insights into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory and private equity.

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Team among the best in national tax case competition
January 29, 2015

A team of Fisher College of Business undergraduate and graduate students finished near the top of a field that began with almost 80 teams in the Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition.

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Students gain entrepreneurship experience, recognition
January 21, 2015

Less than a month into a new year, the spring semester has already provided MBA for Working Professionals student Kate Fisher with two valuable opportunities to build on her skills as an innovator.

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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship announced
January 20, 2015

Fisher College of Business has announced the integration of two of its centers of excellence -- the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Initiative -- into a single, university-wide initiative: The Ohio State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Hostile boss? Some employees gain from giving it right back
January 20, 2015

Research led by Bennett Tepper, professor of management and human resources at Fisher, found that employees who had hostile bosses were better off on several measures if they returned the hostility. The study found that employees felt less like victims when they retaliated against their bad bosses and as a result experienced less psychological distress, more job satisfaction and more commitment to their employer.

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Student shares Ohio Export Internship Program experience
January 15, 2015

¿Qué Pasa, OSU? features an article by Fisher College of Business student Gonzalo Adriazola, who describes his experience in the Ohio Export Internship Program, a collaboration between Fisher and the Ohio Development Services Agency.

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Allenby named among top researchers in marketing
January 13, 2015

Greg M. Allenby, Helen C. Kurtz Chair in Marketing, was named one of the most productive research authors of the past five years by the Doctoral Student Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association.

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Student projects help firms address poverty, hunger
January 5, 2015

Whether helping to fight poverty around the world while keeping an eye toward sustainability or equipping a local food pantry with the tools to maximize its impact on hungry families in Columbus, students at Fisher are making business work for good.

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Achievements, learning, service: year in review
December 23, 2014

As Fisher begins a new semester and welcomes the New Year, we take a moment to highlight just some of the achievements, learning and service in 2014.

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Commencement recognizes new grads, distinguished alum
December 18, 2014

Approximately 3,200 degrees will be conferred at The Ohio State University autumn commencement. In addition, Ohio State will present the Distinguished Service Award to business-college alumnus Robert J. Weiler, Sr.

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College’s senior leadership team announced
December 15, 2014

Anil K. Makhija, dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business, announced his senior leadership team for The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

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MHRM team among best at international case competition
December 4, 2014

Drawing on their varied educational, internship and employment experiences, four Master of Human Resource Management students at Fisher recently finished second at the 2014 Carlson International Human Resources Case Competition at the University of Minnesota.

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Firm, alumnus lend support to Fisher’s TEC Institute
December 4, 2014

Further elevating the support of students, faculty and technology startups, the Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (TEC) Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business recently received a $250,000 gift from IKOVE Capital Partners.

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Research examines consumers' sense of "deservingness"
December 3, 2014

Research from associate professor of marketing Rebecca Walker Reczek finds that loyal customers of a company feel that they are more likely and more deserving than others to win perks from the business -- even those that are randomly given out.

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Fisher global programs contribute to university honors
November 26, 2014

The Ohio State University ranks 7th in the nation for the number of students studying abroad, according to the 2014 Open Doors Report -- and business and management were among the top fields for students engaging in global experiences.

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Academy for Excellence in Healthcare driving results
November 18, 2014

A collaboration between Fisher College of Business and Cardinal Health Inc. is driving results for participating hospitals just months into its launch. The Academy for Excellence in Healthcare released two white-paper reports from hospital systems in the program, which functions as an accelerator for cross-functional teams seeking to implement operational excellence principles. 

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Community revitalization focus of real estate center event
November 15, 2014

Renewal, rebirth and a precision focus on priorities were among the themes when the Ohio State Center for Real Estate at Fisher hosted the leader of the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation.

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Team earns regional win in Deloitte FanTAXtic competition
November 13, 2014

Having finished in first place in its region, a team of five Fisher College of Business accounting students will contend for a national title in the Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition.

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Sen. Brown talks leadership with Honors Cohort students
November 6, 2014

Putting aside politics in favor of lessons on leadership and character, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown recently spent time talking with students enrolled in Fisher’s Honors Cohort program. Brown took part in one of the Cohort’s seminars, designed to supplement the program’s holistic approach to business education.

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Undergrad student selected to participate in Forté conference
November 5, 2014

A recent collaboration between women MBA students at Fisher and an organization dedicated to increasing access to education and business networks among women has branched out to include a new audience at Fisher: undergraduate women.

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Happy birthday, Mrs. Fisher!
November 4, 2014

Undergraduate and MBA students dedicated their hours of community service to Marjorie Fisher, Max Fisher’s wife and founder of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, in honor of her 91st birthday.

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GE Capital leaders share insights with students
October 30, 2014

From insights into finance to lessons about effective leadership, students engaged exclusively with leaders of one of the world’s largest companies, as GE Capital CFO Robert Green and Vice President of Global Marketing Courtney Addy visited the Fisher College of Business campus this week.

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Anil K. Makhija named dean of Fisher College of Business
October 28, 2014

Anil K. Makhija has been named dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business of The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

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New clusters offer insights into consulting, middle market
October 23, 2014

Whether it’s exploring an under-represented segment of the U.S. economy or gaining insights into an analytical and data-driven profession, Fisher’s newest Industry Clusters are uniquely preparing undergraduate students for success in business.

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The Risk Institute hosts launch event and conference
October 23, 2014

The Risk Institute at Fisher College of Business convened leading practitioners and renowned scholars from a variety of sectors and disciplines for its launch event and 2014 conference.

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Finance graduate weathers adversity in pursuit of dreams
October 17, 2014

As a busy second-year student at the Moritz College of Law and a world-class athlete, Blake Haxton doesn’t spend much time looking back. But ask Haxton how he ended up enjoying his real estate and tax law courses, and he’s happy to reminisce.

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KeyBank symposium draws students from across country
October 15, 2014

Thirty-nine business and engineering students from colleges and universities across the country gathered at Fisher for the seventh annual KeyBank Leadership and Creativity Undergraduate Student Symposium.

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Beta Alpha Psi chapter recognized for excellence
October 14, 2014

Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor and service organization for financial and business information students and professionals, has recognized the Omicron Chapter at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business a "Superior Chapter."

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Fisher faculty to lead prominent logistics journal
October 10, 2014

A publication with Buckeye roots will once again have a strong Ohio State presence as Fisher professors Walter Zinn and Thomas J. Goldsby have been selected to serve as editors of the Journal of Business Logistics.

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Fisher secures CIBE grant to further advance global learning
October 9, 2014

Fisher’s mission to prepare the next generation of business leaders for success across the globe will be further advanced thanks in part to the renewal of a highly competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Full-time MBA program rises in global rankings
October 9, 2014

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business continued to rise in The Economist’s full-time MBA rankings report.

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Real Estate seminar offers students career perspectives
October 3, 2014

From mortgage banking to private equity real estate investing, more than three dozen undergraduate and graduate students recently received a top-to-bottom look into the real estate industry as part of the 2014 Real Estate Career Foundation Seminar.

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Report examines operations excellence in middle market
October 2, 2014

A National Center for the Middle Market report from Peter Ward, director for the Center for Operational Excellence and the Richard M. Ross Chair in Management, reveals a four-part system to achieve operations excellence in midsized companies -- and shows how these firms perform better than their larger peers.

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Award-winning alumna shares MBLE insights with students
September 23, 2014

When Michelle Zhang recently returned to the Fisher campus to participate in a Master of Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE) Career Foundation Seminar, she did so not as a distant alum but as a Fisher graduate whose ties to the college remain strong.

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Harrison honored with NBMBAA’s Helping Hands Award
September 22, 2014

David Harrison, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Student Services and Corporate and Community Outreach at Fisher College of Business, is the 2014 recipient of the Helping Hands Award from the National Black MBA Association.

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$2.5 million gift supports Max M. Fisher Scholars, faculty
September 19, 2014

Fisher College of Business has welcomed the inaugural group of Max M. Fisher Scholars to campus as a result of a $2.5 million gift from the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation. The gift will also establish and support the Max M. Fisher Faculty Eminence Award.

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MBAs named Forté Foundation Fellows
September 18, 2014

A select group of 10 MBAs at Fisher College of Business have been named Forté Foundation Fellows.

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Ohio State honors pair of business graduates
September 10, 2014

The 2014 Ohio State University Alumni Awards honored graduates for outstanding achievement and service, including business graduates Stephen P. Blythe and David E. Vollman.

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Goldman Sachs leader, alum shares insights with students
September 10, 2014

Drawing on his experience working at one of the leading investment banking, securities and investment management firms in the world, alumnus Jim McNamara recently offered graduate students at Fisher unique insights into the financial services industry.

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Undergraduate programs rank among nation's best
September 9, 2014

Fisher College of Business had four areas of study ranked in the top 10 nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Undergraduate Business Programs.

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